The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 68 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing SSH 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 1.20% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £187.50 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
167 251 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.84% 27.89% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 83 85
Average daily rate £340 £351 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £258 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the Reading region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Reading region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSH.

1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Middleware
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) PKI
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) JBoss
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (25.00%) Sun
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) MPEG
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (25.00%) RIP
5 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) DOCSIS
3 2 (25.00%) Telnet
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) RIP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) E-Business Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) IPTV
2 2 (25.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (25.00%) MPEG
2 2 (25.00%) DTV
2 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (25.00%) STB
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Validation
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) DRM
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
1 2 (25.00%) Video Processing
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Korn
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Tektronix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) F5